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December 2010

What Does Chiffonade Mean?

What does the term "chiffonade' mean in cooking? --Allison "Chiffon" is the french word for cloth or rags, so making a chiffonade translates essentially to making rags, usually of leaves of basil, mint or other greens. To make a chiffonade, stack five or so leaves of whatever you are cutting into a pile and then roll them up into a... Read more →




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How Much Turkey to Buy

Family is gathering at my house for Christmas supper this year. How big of a turkey do I need? There will be about 14 adults and 5 children. --Emily The size of turkey you need depends on three major questions. The first one you have answered -- how many people will there be. Next, you need to decide on portion... Read more →




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